QMR 10 | January 2014

How is the health and social care system performing?

  • “Despite warnings about a potential crisis in A&E, most hospitals are coping with winter pressures so far”

    John Appleby, Chief Economist
  • 1 in 5 More than 1 in 5 hospitals are set to be in deficit by the end of 2014/15

  • 1 in 8 1 in 8 CCG finance leads expect to be in deficit by the end of 2013/14

  • 47%
    Only 47 per cent of finance directors expect to meet their productivity targets for 2013/14
  • Staff morale now tops the list of concerns identified by NHS trust finance directors; CCG finance leads identified the A&E four-hour wait target as theirs

  • 1 in 4 Although the proportion of patients spending 4 or more hours in A&E is within target range, 1 in 4 hospitals breached this target during quarter 3 2013/14